Idoit40fans wrote:I thought there was a tennis thread, but couldn't find it. I have determined that there should be one now that we're entering the second week of the last slam of the year . Obviously the US Open is going. Last couple of years I wasn't really following tennis as much as I used to, mostly because Hewitt, my favorite player is largely irrelevent internationally anymore. I'm liking Donald Young a lot this in this tournament so far, he may be my next favorite. I don't really know who my favorite women's player is, probably Petkovic just because she is awesomely funny.
What prompted this though, is a question that just came to me: Does anyone still use a one handed backhand? Federer is the only one I can think of that sometimes uses it, but it seems to basically be gone. I can't even use a two handed backhand when I play, it feels both weaker and less controlled...and when I backhand i want to put slice on it and I don't even know how I would do that with a two handed shot. Is there anyone else that actually uses it other than Federer? Is it something thats mostly dead because wooden rackets are gone?
pens2005 wrote:I normally get the Tennis Channel but none of tonights matches are playing on that channel. In fact, on my guide it even says programming is not available at this time.
llipgh2 wrote:Nadal collapsed during his post match presser...
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